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December 06, 2019 - The Brussels Times

Over half of Belgium’s bees are gone (or endangered species)

Over half of Belgium’s bees are gone (or endangered species)
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More than half of the bee species on Belgian territory are threatened with extinction or gone, according to the BELBEES scientific project.

Most bees are classified as ‘threatened with extinction’ (33%), as ‘no longer present’ in Belgium (12%) or as ‘almost threatened’ (7%). This is the first evaluation of the Belgian bee population in 26 years.

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